Will Biden’s Kamala Harris Pick Give Boost To Monthly Stimulus Check Idea?

By: Zack Friedman —- Now that Joe Biden has picked Kamala Harris as his running mate, will you get a $2,000 a month stimulus check? Here’s what you need to know. Stimulus Checks Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden announced today that he has picked Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his running mate. As Americans await a potential second stimulus check, and given this new announcement, a reasonable question to ask is this: Will there be a $2,000 monthly stimulus check? First, Harris has been a major proponent of a monthly stimulus check. Second, President Donald Trump issued several executive orders this past week, but did not approve any new stimulus checks. This means that Congress will decide the fate of a second round of stimulus payments. Will Biden’s new vice presidential pick influence your next stimulus payment? Let’s dive in to explore. Second stimulus checks: $2,000 a month Harris, along with Sen. Bernie

Income Inequality

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Pilots & Experiments

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Small city in Brazil implements a modest, partial basic income

Article originally published on May 31st, 2019. Last Saturday, May 25th 2019, an event took place in Marica, a …

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Labour would trial universal basic income if elected, John McDonnell says

Labour would trial universal basic income if it wins power, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has revealed. Pilot schemes would …

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RSA: The case for basic income is growing. Scotland can take it forward.

The fundamental case for a basic income is that greater freedom can flow from economic security. By providing every …

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Report: Pilot experiments examining how a universal basic income system would work in the UK should be set up

Pilot schemes examining how a universal basic income system would work in the UK should be set up, a …

The Social Debate

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Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian government ministers are calling for the creation of a European minimum income system

Portugal/Spain/Italy: Ministers seek European minimum income by Lusa   “We have to ensure that all people are guaranteed the …

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Why universal basic income could help us fight the next wave of economic shocks

Why universal basic income could help us fight the next wave of economic shocks by John Harris Until six …

Basic Canada

Health professionals across Canada have banded together calling on Justin Trudeau and Cabinet to implement a basic income.

Health professionals across Canada have banded together calling on Justin Trudeau and Cabinet to implement a basic income. Posted …

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Petition Calling for $2,000 Monthly Stimulus Checks for Adults and $1,000 For Kids Surpasses 1 Million Signatures

Petition Calling for $2,000 Monthly Stimulus Checks for Americans Surpasses 1 Million Signatures BY JENNI FINK   Democratic senators proposed …

Andrew Yang

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Success Stories

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The Basics of UBI

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Top 10 Basic Income Articles of 2018

As a moderator of the /r/BasicIncome subreddit, I read a lot of links every year about UBI, probably around …

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George McGovern Proposed a Universal Basic Income. It Didn’t Go Well for Him.

Proposing to give every American a basic income hurt George McGovern in 1972. Maybe it will work better for …

Newark to Test Universal-Basic-Income Program

Newark mayor Ras Baraka announced last week that the city will pursue a universal-basic-income pilot program that would provide …

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Obama and Bezos Could Make Basic Income Work

This week, former U.S. President Barack Obama tentatively endorsed the idea of a universal basic income. The fortune of …

Workforce Automation

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How robots, artificial intelligence, and machine learning will affect employment and public policy

Emerging technologies like industrial robots, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are advancing at a rapid pace, but there has …

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Obama: Consider a universal basic income.

In his first major speech since leaving office, former President Barack Obama endorsed the idea of providing a universal …